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Tesla Is Hunting For Aussie Engineering Talent

Want to work at making the world a cleaner and more environmentally friendly place? Tesla Motors wants you. The all-electric, battery-powered car brand is holding an open house for engineers in Melbourne next week, and successful applicants could be transplanted to sunny California to help design and build amazing new vehicles.


The Avengers: Age Of Ultron Teaser Trailer Is Here, For Real This Time

Avengers fans, assemble. After an accidental low quality leak, the official teaser trailer for Avengers: Age Of Ultron has hit the ‘net. Marvel has published the teaser for the next Avengers movie on YouTube, and it looks pretty damn cool.


Tesla Motors' Sydney Service Centre Location Revealed

Are you one of the lucky few with a pending pre-order for an all-electric Tesla Motors Model S sedan? If you’re in Sydney, the Californian tech company has a new Mecca on the north shore for your car-buying pilgrimage. Here’s where you’ll be heading to pick up your shiny new Tesla Model S.


McLaren's P1 GTR Has To Be The Craziest Hybrid Ever

735 kilowatts. A stripped out interior with swathes of carbon fibre. A F1-derived high speed Drag Reduction System on the rear wing. If you thought the road-going McLaren P1 was already insanely powerful and quick, the track-only, racing-focused P1 GTR is going to blow your mind.


Apple iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 On Sale Now At Telstra

Been hanging out for a newer, thinner, airier iPad Air or mini-er Mini? Your wait is over — the new iPad Air 2 and its diminutive Mini 3 counterpart are on sale today at Telstra, and the country’s biggest telco has a bunch of different deals on offer for Apple’s new tablets with integrated mobile data.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include RBI Baseball ’14 on Android, Cycloramic on iOS and Better Translator on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Breakfast Wrap: Wednesday Night's Top Stories

Google’s Inbox App Wants To Read Your Email So You Don’t Have To I can see this revolutionising email.

Report: Solar Is Way Worse Than Other Renewables I wonder how different it would be if solar cells were manufactured somewhere other than China.

Apple Quietly Launched A Business Listings Service For Maps Not that it will get you switching over from Google Maps.

There’s Already An iOS 8.1 Jailbreak For The iPhone 6 If you still even jailbreak at all.

A ‘Smartwatch’ For Kindergarteners Is The Only Smartwatch You Need Seriously. It does everything.


iiNet Is Taking On The Studio Behind Dallas Buyers Club Over Australian Copyright Notices

Have you downloaded Dallas Buyers Club illegally via BitTorrent? It might serve you well to read this. The studio behind the film is looking to send out copyright infringement notices to Aussie infringers, which may include demands for money. To do it, the studio needs customer names and addresses, but iiNet isn’t playing ball and will oppose the action in court. That’s right, kids. It’s time to take to the high seas once again for iiTrial 2: The Clickening.


Tt eSPORTS Poseidon Mechanical Keyboard: Australian Review

Keyboards are pretty simple things. They’re basically a bunch of keys on a board, right? Some are more fancy than others, of course, but that’s really just flashy lights and complicated pieces of mostly superfluous software, and massively over-engineered keycaps and switches. Why would you spend money on a mechanical keyboard when there are dozens or hundreds of cheaper alternatives out there? The answer is more complicated than you might think.


Sweden Is Hunting A Mystery Submarine Off Its Coastline, And It's About To Get Heated

Tensions are high off the coast of Sweden right now, as the country’s navy hunts what it believes to be a broken down Russian submarine hiding below the surface. The whole thing feels like it’s torn from the pages of a Tom Clancy novel.


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